VACANCY – Tax Collections Clerk – Open Until Filled


Hertford County is seeking to fill the following full-time position in governmental operations.

Tax Collections Clerk

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate clerical work involving the receipt of taxes and fees and the preparation and/or maintenance of fiscal or related records; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks
Collecting, receipting and accounting for various revenues received; assisting citizens, attorneys, realtors and others with collection information and advice.
The following functions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Collects, receipts and accounts for various revenues and fees collected daily.
Enters a variety of data related to collections into computer system.
Assists citizens paying taxes, assessments and fees.
Gathers, assembles, tabulates, checks and files financial data.
Posts, checks, balances and adjusts routine financial accounts.
Accounts for checks and cash received daily and balances against receipts; runs end-of-day and month reports; prepares and makes bank deposits.
Files various fiscal transaction documents.
Performs a variety of office assistance tasks such as typing, filing and answering telephone.
Collates, sorts and compiles fiscal data in accordance with procedures.
Operates typewriter, calculator, computer and other standard office equipment incident to maintaining records.
Performs related tasks as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of bookkeeping terminology, methods, procedures and equipment; general knowledge of standard office procedures, practices and equipment; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to establish and follow detailed work procedures; ability to post accounts and to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy; skill to use a variety of office machines, typing and data entry ability; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and a minimum of 1 year experience in general office work preferably in a tax related field.

Physical Requirements
This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects, and some light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, use of measuring devices, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.

Special Requirements

Annual Salary:
$24,839 – $31,671

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

Application Process:
To be considered for this position, you must complete a Hertford County Application for Employment, in its entirety. Your application must be signed. Cover letters, resumes, transcripts, and other supplemental documentation may accompany your Hertford County Application for Employment. Selected candidates are subject to a criminal background check and motor vehicle record check.

Submit applications by mail, email, facsimile, or in person to:
Hertford County
Attn: Latoria Harrell, HR Specialist
115 Justice Drive, Suite 1
Winton, NC 27986
Fax: (252) 358-0198 (include cover letter)

Hertford County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ AA.

Posted in Employment Opportunities, Public Notices.